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Melanie Cervantes' "Indigenous Women" is part of the exhibit, "Women's Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-Based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination," on view in IWU's Merwin Gallery. 


Art Circle Art Show; through April 30, Community Cancer Center, 407 E. Vernon Ave., Normal; various media by Art Circle artists; free.

Suzette Boulais; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon Sat., through Feb. 28, IAA Credit Union lobby, 808 IAA Drive, Bloomington; abstract paintings; free. 

Serving Students: The Legacy of Milner's Library; through Feb. 19, ISU Milner Library second floor; historical exhibit; free.    

ISU University Galleries; noon-4 p.m. Mon., 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Tue., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun., Uptown Station, 11 Uptown Circle, Normal; rotating exhibits in three galleries; free; 309-438-8321.

2018 Faculty Biennial; through Feb. 11, ISU University Galleries, see above; works in various media by 33 faculty/staff members. 

A Year with the Saint John's Bible; through Dec. 31, IWU Ames Library; yearlong display of two volumes of first handwritten/illuminated Bible created since invention of printing press; free.

IWU Merwin and Wakeley Galleries; school hours, noon-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 7-9 p.m. Tue.; 302 E. Graham St., Bloomington; rotating exhibits; free; 309-556-3391.

Women's Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-Based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination; through Feb.22, IWU Merwin Gallery, see above; 75 posters. Related talk by artist Luba Lukova, 6 p.m. Feb. 6.

Line Drawings; through Feb. 22, IWU Wakeley Gallery, see above; sculptures by Claire Hedden. 

McLean County Arts Center; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tue., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat.; 601 N. East St., Bloomington; rotating exhibits, sales, rentals, art classes and lectures; free; 309-829-0011.

Dann Nardi: from the studio; through Feb. 17, McLean County Arts Center, see above; sculptures. Gallery talk, 6 p.m. Feb. 15.

Boundary Layer/Fewkes & Primozic; through Feb. 24, McLean County Arts Center, see above; photographs by Nancy Fewkes and sculptures by Laura Primozic. 

Molly Markow; through Feb. 24, McLean County Arts Center, see above; prints/collages. 

McLean County Museum of History; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (until 9 p.m. Tue.), 200 N. Main St., Bloomington; permanent and rotating exhibits; adults $5, seniors $4, students, children under 12 and members free; 309-827-0428.

Challenges, Choices and Change: Making a Home; McLean County Museum of History, see above; permanent exhibit exploring experiences of people from around the world who made McLean County their home.

Abraham Lincoln in McLean County; McLean County Museum of History, see above; permanent exhibit on Lincoln's life in Bloomington.

Challenges, Choices and Change: Farming in the Great Corn Belt; McLean County Museum of History, see above; new permanent exhibit on McLean County's agricultural history. 

Prairie Aviation Museum; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thu.-Sat., noon-4 p.m. Sun., 2929 E. Empire St., Bloomington; permanent and rotating exhibits and displays with aerial history themes; adults $5, ages 6-11 $3, 5 and under free; 309-663-7632.

Central Illinois

U of I Krannert Art Museum; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (until 9 p.m. Thu. during fall and spring semesters), closed Sun., 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign; paintings, porcelain, historical artifacts, traveling art exhibits; $3 donation suggested; 217-333-1861.

World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean; through March 24, Krannert Art Museum, see above; various media, including jewelry, architectural elements and photographic portraits.

Provenance: A Forensic History of Art; through June 2, Krannert Art Museum, see above; exhibit examining history of ownership of six 15th-19th-century paintings. 

Postwar Printmaking in the United States, 1945-1955; through March 17, Krannert Art Museum, see above; works in a range of printmaking techniques.

Allan Desouza: Through the Black Country ...; through July 14, Krannert Art Museum, see above; text, photographic and sculptural installation. 

Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: And Yet My Mask Is Powerful; through July 14, Krannert Art Museum, see above; multimedia installations. 

Jan Brandt: Growth; through April 20, Amara Yoga and Arts, 300 S. Broadway, Suite 156B, Urbana; textile assemblages, paintings by B-N artist.

Amity Township Museum; 1-3 p.m. first Sunday of month or by appointment, 510 Main St., Cornell; displays and artifacts relating to history of Cornell and Amity Township; free; 815-358-2973.

Eureka College Burgess Hall Art Gallery; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays and by appointment on weekends, third floor of Burgess Hall, Eureka College, Eureka; rotating exhibits; free; 309-467-6866.

Simpkins Military History Museum; 1-5 p.m. Tue., Thu., Sat., or by appointment; 605 E. Cole St., Heyworth; permanent and rotating military history exhibits; free (donations accepted); 309-473-3989. 

100th Anniversary of World War I; through Nov. 30, Simpkins Military History Museum, see above.  

Dickson Mounds Museum; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown; displays, special exhibits; free; 309-547-3721.

Lincoln Heritage Museum; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat., Lincoln Center at Lincoln College, 300 Keokuk St., Lincoln; Lincoln-era items, audio-visual displays, tours, exhibits, more; adults $7, children/tours $4; 217-735-7399.

Contemporary Art Center of Peoria; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., Riverfront Arts Center, 305 S.W. Water St., Peoria; rotating exhibits in two galleries; free; 309-674-6822.

The Shape of Air; through Feb. 16, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, see above; Chicago Sculpture International member works.

Gary Justis: Luminous Objects; through Feb. 23, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, see above; sculptural/video works. 

Peoria Art Guild; Foster Arts Center, Harrison and Washington streets, Peoria; rotating exhibits, gift shop; free; 309-637-2787.

Peoria Riverfront Museum; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 16 and Feb. 20, Tue.-Wed. and Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thu.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sun., downtown riverfront Peoria; permanent and rotating exhibits, planetarium shows, Giant Screen Theater and events; $9-$11 (free parking in museum garage); 309-686-7000.

Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years in the Land of Lincoln; through June 3, Peoria Riverfront Museum, see above; Bicentennial-themed exhibit of state-wide artifacts.

Museum of the Gilding Arts; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sun., April-Oct., and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sun., Nov.-March, 217 N. Mill St., Pontiac; displays, history and hands-on exhibits dedicated to the art of gilding and gold leafing; free (donations welcome); 815-842-1848.

Pontiac Community Art Center; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., noon-4 p.m. Sun., 209 W. Madison St., Pontiac; rotating exhibits; 815-419-2472.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sun., 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield; Lincoln-themed exhibits, historical displays, special events, more; adults $12, seniors and students $9, ages 5-15 $5, under 5 free; 217-558-8844.

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